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By Herman Melville 1819–1891 In placid hours well-pleased we dream Of many a brave unbodied scheme. But form to lend, pulsed life create, What unlike things must meet and mate: A flame to melt—a wind to freeze; Sad patience—joyous energies; Humility—yet pride and scorn; Instinct and study; love and hate; Audacity—reverence. These must mate, And … Continue reading

Toronto: Muslim mother’s throat slit for letting children adopt Canadian culture – Jihad Watch
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Toronto: Muslim mother’s throat slit for letting children adopt Canadian culture – Jihad Watch

Muslims commit 91 percent of honor killings worldwide. A manual of Islamic law certified as a reliable guide to Sunni orthodoxy by Al-Azhar University, the most respected authority in Sunni Islam, says that “retaliation is obligatory against anyone who kills a human being purely intentionally and without right.” However, “not subject to retaliation” is “a … Continue reading

Bible Passages / Lenten Meditation / Prayers

The Tradition of the Elders

Lenten Meditation-Mark 7:20-23 The Pharisees are worried about hand washing. Jesus Rebukes: 20And he said, ‘It is what comes out of a person that defiles. 21For it is from within, from the human heart, that evil intentions come: fornication, theft, murder, 22adultery, avarice, wickedness, deceit, licentiousness, envy, slander, pride, folly. 23All these evil things come … Continue reading